Doing Archaeology in the Land of the Bible: A Basic Guide

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Baker Books, Aug 1, 1999 - Religion - 128 pages
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A popular introduction to archaeology and the methods archaeologists use to reconstruct the history of ancient Israel.
 

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Contents

Illustrations
9
What in the World Is Archaeology?
15
A Brief History of Palestinian Archaeology
23
The Tales of Tells
37
Living by Site Surveying
49
Why Dig There? The Ins and Outs of Site Identification
57
How to Excavate a Tell
67
Petrie Pottery and Potsherds
79
Buildings
89
Small Finds
103
The Recovery of Bethsaida
111
Notes
121
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About the author (1999)

John D. Currid (PhD, Oriental Institute, University of Chicago) is Carl W. McMurray Professor of Old Testament at Reformed Theological Seminary. He has served on several archaeological excavations and is author of Ancient Egypt and the Old Testament.

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